Having a clearly defined life purpose gives us a powerful sense of direction in life. Having that direction helps us focus our efforts, stay resilient and attracts resources from others to achieve the purpose in more powerful ways.
On a cold November Friday in my downtown office, I found this card on my desk. It was from an ex-boss and mentor of mine. She saw me in the office and decided at a whim that it's time to pass on this card that had adorned her work cabinet for a few years.